What Are Absorbance Units?


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What is absorbance?

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1. What is transmittance?

2. What is the TRUE unit of measurement of absorbance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you comprehend about absorbance units with the interactive quiz and printable worksheet. Topics on the quiz include what absorbance and transmittance are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Identify the true unit of measurement of absorbance
  • Name the tool for measuring it
  • Interpret a type of color to be absorbed and transmitted from a given fruit

Skills Practiced

Use the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on absorbance units
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as absorbance and transmittance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the unit of measurement of absorbance

Additional Learning

For an increased understanding of this subject, make use of the lesson called What Are Absorbance Units? Once you've completed the lesson, you will have been taught the following study objectives:

  • Explain a wavelength of light
  • Recognize how light travels through a prism
  • Compare and contrast absorbance and transmittance